Mexican Style Sweet Empanadas~ Pineapple Apple- Toasted Coconut anise seeds, cinnamon, water, brown sugar, cornstarch, vanilla and 16 more Jimmy and Jack Empanadas with Sweet Maple Apple Ginger Syrup Jimmy Dean Roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Fold pastry in half, making sure edges are even. Cut dough into 5-inch circles. Place a rounded tablespoon of Sweet Potato Filling in center of each circle; moisten edges with water.